Anna Kut, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Laboratory of General Geocryology



Tel.: (4112) 390-817

Email: ankaurban@mail.ru




Projects2 Publications2


Educational Background

  • M.S. (Geocryology), Yakutsk State University, 2007
  • Ph.D. (Geology and Mineralogy), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, 2015. Dissertation: Eolian Periglacial Landforms (Tukulans) in Central Yakutia: Structure, Origin, Age, and Distribution


Research Interests

  • perennial frost mounds
  • tukulans (sand dunes in Yakutia)
  • ground ice
  • radiocarbon dating



  • Member, Permafrost Young Research Network (PYRN)


Field Work

  • 2013 – Vilyui River basin, studies to determine the age and current dynamics of ice-loess features in Central Yakutia
  • 2012 – Central Yakutia, investigations of perennial frost mounds
  • 2009-2011 – Lena River Delta, investigations of frost-related processes in the Arctic as part of the Russian-German expedition “Lena Delta”


Teaching Involvement

  • 2011-present – Lecturer, EngineeringGeology course, Faculty of Civi lEngineering, North-Eastern Federal University


Unless stated otherwise, all photographs on this website are by the Melnikov Permafrost Institute staff members
(Sergey Serikov, Yuri Murzin, Leonid Gagarin, Mikhail Grigoriev, Alexander Fedorov, Sergey Gulyi, Ivan Vakhrin, Andrey Litovko, Stepan Varlamov and others).

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